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Federal Budget 2017: More for the middle

Here are the details of the 2017 budget.

  • By: Staff
  • March 22, 2017 August 21, 2018
  • 19:41

Tax headache coming for professional clients

Put your accountant and lawyer clients on notice: the next few years are going to be extra painful.

Easier rules for reorganizing mutual fund corporations

Last year, the Trudeau government took away one of the benefits of corporate-class funds, but this year, it’s made a small concession.

Federal budget takes aim at associated corporations

If you have married clients who each legally own separate small businesses, but one of them takes care of operations for both, watch out.

Liberals reviewing private corporations, high-income tax strategies

The federal government’s budget plan is a warning to advisors and clients.

Help young clients become tax-savvy

Some young Canadians rely on their parents to file their taxes.

  • By: Staff
  • March 21, 2017 August 21, 2018
  • 10:41

During tax time, discuss clients’ sharing economy activities

CRA recognizes the significant growth of this economy and stresses there are tax obligations.

  • By: Staff
  • March 17, 2017 June 17, 2018
  • 10:37

Should a self-employed parent-to-be pay into EI?

Client Profile Janet Wilson,* 34, is a self-employed physiotherapist. She’s thinking of starting a family with her partner, Jeff Medoza, who works in a community…

How to reduce the alternative minimum tax

Minimum tax pares back the advantages associated with certain deductions, credits and tax shelters that reduce taxable income.

Morneau to table federal budget March 22

Bill Morneau, Justin Trudeau’s Finance minister, announced he will table the 2017 federal budget on March 22. Follow Advisor.ca that day for full coverage after…

  • By: Staff
  • March 7, 2017 August 21, 2018
  • 15:11

How foreign exchange impacts capital gains

What to do when clients gain or lose after converting foreign currency.

CRA to release registered fee folio this spring

Winter is ending.

A tricky thing about RESP payments

Beneficiaries could be hit with unexpected income inclusions

Everything you need to know about Graduated Rate Estates

One year later, here's a deep dive

Should you charge fee or MERs to save clients tax?

MER versus direct fee

Taxes for unemployed clients, Part 1

Help clients who are between jobs

Study reveals hidden tax in B.C.

Clients in B.C. are paying higher taxes without knowing it. And soon, all Canadians could be.

  • By: Staff
  • February 16, 2017 August 21, 2018
  • 15:21

Clients have unique tax needs? Here are tips

During tax season, the last thing you want is to miss out on savings for your clients.

  • By: Staff
  • February 14, 2017 August 21, 2018
  • 09:59

Uncollected tax tally could be $50 billion: report

Uncollected tax from evasion, avoidance and simple mistakes could be almost $50 billion, reveals a report by the Conference Board of Canada (CBoC). Read: Tax-dodging…

  • By: Staff
  • February 13, 2017 August 21, 2018
  • 12:36

Canadians should use TFSAs to invest in small business: MEI

Investors get more choice, and small business gets funding, a report argues.

  • By: Staff
  • February 9, 2017 August 21, 2018
  • 11:23

Many Canadians withdrawing RRSP funds for daily expenses

Between not saving for RRSPs and making early withdrawals, Canadians are in a financial bind.

  • By: Staff
  • February 8, 2017 September 6, 2018
  • 14:25

How tax rules disadvantage family business succession

What that means for clients

Commute this pension or not? Part 2

How a change in client circumstances changes the answer.

Filing taxes after someone has died

The last thing you'll want is for a client to have to figure out how to handle someone's taxes after they pass away.

  • By: Staff
  • January 27, 2017 August 21, 2018
  • 11:46